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Drum Point, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Drum Point Census Designated Place had a population of 2,804 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Drum Point is located at latitude 38.3268 and longitude -76.4261 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Drum Point Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Drum Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629794) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Drum Point Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Solomons Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.


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Drum Point, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Drum Point, MD Housing Affordability Index is 147
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Drum Point, MD Wealth Index is 182
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,804
Population in Households 2,804
Population in Families 2,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,684
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,352
Average Household Income $119,156
Per Capita Income $44,421
Wealth Index3 182

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 952 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $286,332
Housing Affordability Index2 147
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,061
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 784
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.29% 0.26%
Households 0.27% 0.26%
Families 0.29% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Drum Point, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Drum Point to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 242 53rd
Population Density # 222 57th
Diversity Index # 286 45th
Median Household Income # 229 56th
Per Capita Income # 155 70th

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